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Georgia Tech vs. Clemson Notes

Georgia Tech vs. Clemson Notes


  • Clemson won its 300th game in Death Valley, improving to 300-102-7 all-time at the venue, dating back to 1942.
  • Clemson improved to 38-3 in its last 41 games, dating back to 2014.
  • Clemson improved to 27-1 in its last 28 games and 44-3 in its last 47 home games.
  • Clemson improved to 22-2 in its last 24 contests versus ACC teams.
  • Clemson improved to 14-1 in night games over the course of the last two years. Only four of those 14 wins have been at home.
  • Clemson improved to 50-2 in its last 52 games against unranked opponents.
  • With the Clemson win, the all-time tally in the series between Clemson and Georgia Tech became 51-30-2 in favor of the Yellow Jackets.
  • Clemson won its third straight versus Georgia Tech.
  • Clemson improved to 14-6 at home against Georgia Tech.
  • With the Clemson win, the home team in the series between Clemson and Georgia Tech improved to 8-1 in the last nine contests. Clemson has won five in a row at Memorial Stadium when taking on Georgia Tech.
  • Clemson improved to 19-17 against Georgia Tech since the Yellow Jackets joined the ACC in 1983.
  • Coming off of a loss, the Tigers avoided losing two in a row, improving their program record of 79 consecutive games without suffering back-to-back losses. The Tigers improved to 68-11 in those 79 games.
  • Clemson won its 56th game of the past five years, which is tied for the second-most of any program in that stretch.
  • Clemson won its 99th game of the past 10 years, which is tied for the fourth-most of any program in that stretch.
  • Clemson improved to 83-21 in the 2010s. That .798 winning percentage is the best of any decade in program history.
  • Clemson’s senior class improved to 26-4 in ACC regular season games, with the 26 wins serving as the third-most ACC wins for any senior class in program history. The .867 winning percentage is the third-best in program history.
  • Eight different Tigers collected Clemson’s 11 tackles for loss.
  • Clemson gave up seven or fewer points through the first three quarters for the sixth time this season.
  • The Clemson defense gave up just three third-down conversions, its fewest given up this season.


  • Head coach Dabo Swinney improved to 6-5 overall versus Georgia Tech and 5-1 against the Yellow Jackets at Memorial Stadium.
  • Swinney improved to 62-17 overall against ACC opponents, which includes a 59-16 mark in the regular season.
  • Swinney won his 96th game as the head coach of the Tigers, tying him with Danny Ford for the second-most wins by any Clemson head coach in program history.
  • Quarterback Kelly Bryant threw a career-high two touchdown passes.
  • Wide receiver Deon Cain hauled in a reception for the 31st consecutive game. Cain also reached the 100-catch mark for his career on the night.
  • Tight end Milan Richard hauled in his first career touchdown reception on a 20-yard pass in the first quarter.
  • Linebacker Tre Lamar amassed 11 tackles and two sacks, both career highs.